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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 140.2
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g

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Homemade Bootleg Root Beer

Submitted by: VEHAMILTON1
Homemade Bootleg Root Beer

Introduction

Dear Fellow Bootleggers,
The secret to a good batch of Root Beer is the fermentation of the yeast. Follow DIRECTIONS step by step to ensure success.

Simple Home Bootlegger's Kit:
Large Funnel
Measuring Cups and Spoons
1- 2 Liter Plastic Bottle and Cap
Dear Fellow Bootleggers,
The secret to a good batch of Root Beer is the fermentation of the yeast. Follow DIRECTIONS step by step to ensure success.

Simple Home Bootlegger's Kit:
Large Funnel
Measuring Cups and Spoons
1- 2 Liter Plastic Bottle and Cap

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 c Granulated Sugar
    1 T McCormick's Root Beer Extract
    1 Package of Fleischmannís Yeast
    Cold Water

Directions

Please follow the DIRECTIONS step by step to ensure your fermentation process is a success.

1. Using a funnel, add 1 cup of sugar to a plastic bottle.
2. Add ľ teaspoon of Bakerís Yeast.
3. Put the cap on the bottle.
4. Shake well. Mix the yeast and sugar thoroughly.
5. Remove the cap and hold the bottle upright.
6. Slowly swirl the bottle until the mix is back to the bottom.
7. Using a funnel, add 1 tablespoon of root beer extract.
8. Using a funnel, fill the bottle half way up with cold water.
9. Slowly swirl the bottle, dissolving the sugar in the water.
10. Using a funnel, fill the bottle with water an inch from full.
11. Put cap back on. Shake gently until sugar is dissolved.
12. Store your root beer mix on a shelf at room temperature
13. Let it ferment for 3-4 days. Check the bottle regularly.
14. The yeast will expand in the bottle as it ferments.
15. When the bottle feels hard, it will be ready. YEAH!!
16. Refrigerate. Best to let it chill overnight.

Place your Root Beer mugs or thick Soda Jerk glasses in the freezer until ready to use.








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